Showing posts with label Oyster. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Oyster. Show all posts

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Joe Fortes@Vancouver ★★★

Great Seafood Restaurant in Vancouver. Nice ambience. Crispy Calamari appetizer was amazing with the Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli. Kusshi Oysters were small and sweet. Sawmill Bay Oysters from Read Island were big and sweet. Pianist performance on the stairs for brunch. Christmas vibe.

Kusshi (Baynes Sound), Gem (Read Island), Sawmill Bay (Read Island), Joe's Gold (Read Island), $4.15 CAD each

Crispy Calamari $22 CAD
chilis, sun-dried tomato aioli

Grilled Duo of Fresh Fish Lunch Duo w/ Salmon & Ahi Tuna $44

Grilled Duo of Fresh Fish Lunch Duo w/ Salmon & Ahi Tuna $44

Joe Fortes Seafood & Chop House
77 Thurlow St,
Vancouver, BC V6E 3V5
(604) 669-1940

Sunday, August 17, 2014

MOzen@Las Vegas ★★★

Superb Quality Brunch at Mandarin Oriental Hotel. My best brunch in Vegas so far. Buffet style appetizers & dessert with great selection. Just need to choose your entrée. Fresh & tasty oysters - all you can eat. Get a pot of Jasmine Tea with honey towards the end of the meal for refreshment. $58 per person including non-alcoholic drinks. Watermelon Juice was great. Can add free flowing mimosas with an additional $19.

Crab, Cocktail Shrimp, Oysters, & Gazpacho

Entrée: Pan Seared Diver Sea Scallops
artichoke, tomato thyme broth and black olives

Crab, Cocktail Shrimp, Salmon, Sushi, & Tofu

Chinese Dim Sum

Sushi, Grilled Veggies, and Somen Salad


BBQ Pork & Filet Mignon

Tomato w/ Mozzarella Cheese & Pesto

Tofu Appetizer

Entrée: Makhani
choice of murgh makhani or cottage cheese curry with lentil, garlic naan, & traditional accompaniments

Dessert from the Buffet

Assorted Fruits from the Buffet

Watermelon Juice

Refreshing Jasmine Tea

MOzen Bistro
Mandarin Oriental
3752 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89158
(888) 881-9367

Friday, July 25, 2014

Quality Seafood@Redondo Beach ★★★

Fresh Live Seafood. My goto place for fresh Uni. Its spines were still moving. Usually sold out later in the day on Sundays. BTW, Cherrystone Clams are the new Oysters (at least for me). Blue Crab is inexpensive - nice, sweet, and small. You can borrow a wooden hammer from the counter to crack open the crab with a $3 refundable deposit.

Live Uni about $35

Live Cherrystone Clams $3


Tua Tua Clams $3@, Cherrystone Oysters $3@, Fanny Bay Oysters $3.05@, Kushi Oysters $3.65@

Lobster about $45, Blue Crab about $4

Sapporo Beer $6

Fish & Chips $15

Busy Table

The guy let me feel the live Uni with my bare hand...

My poked bare hand after holding the Uni...

Quality Seafood
130 S International Boardwalk
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(310) 372-6408

Friday, May 30, 2014

Fishing with Dynamite@Manhattan Beach ★★★

Freshest Seafood by the Beach. Amazing quality. Best with white wine. Raw bar and Grilled Octopus are my favorites. Parking around is hard to find though.

Hamachi $17
ponzu, avocado, red radish, serrano, shiso

Littleneck Clams $2.25 each

Grilled Octopus $19
cranberry beans, date-tomato ragu, preserved lemon, olive tapenade

Littleneck Clams $2.25 each, Peruvian Scallops $2.75 each, Misty Point Oysters

Peruvian Scallop $2.75 each

Arctic Char Salad Lyonnaise $14
soft boiled egg, frisee, bacon lardon, tarragon

Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos $12
in house corn torillas, guacamole, salsa verde, cilantro

Pretzel & Chocolate Bread Pudding $9
salted caramel sauce and house made ice cream

Saxon Brown Semilllon $53 (Bottle)
cricket creek vineyard, sonoma

Fishing with Dynamite
1148 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 893-6299

Friday, March 29, 2013

Frying Fish@Little Tokyo ★★

Revolving Sushi Bar@Little Tokyo. Higher price than Gatten Sushi@Monterey Park but with better quality. The Uni from both restaurants are both $5, and Frying Fish is much better. The Honeymoon Oyster with Uni, Masago, and Quail Egg is definitely a must-try.

Honeymoon Oyster $6.00
masago, quail egg, uni, green onions on fresh oyster

Salmon $4.00

Uni Sushi $5.00

Unagi $3.50

Aji (Spanish Mackerel) $3.25

Hamachi (Yellowtail) $3.50

Dynamite $5.00

Spider Cut Roll $9.00
softshell crab, avocado & cucumber

Palm Springs Cut Roll $6.00
scallop, eel, & vegetable

Palm Springs Cut Roll $6.00
scallop, eel, & vegetable

Tofu $2.50

The Making of Honeymoon Oyster

Frying Fish Restaurant
120 Japanese Village Plz Mall
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 680-0567

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The Boiling Crab@Alhambra ★★★

Seafood in Affordable Prices. Not super fresh, but great deal. Get your hands on and get messy. And set aside sometime to wait in line.

Fried Oysters $10
Fried Catfish Basket w/ Cajun Fries $10

1/2 lb. Shrimp $4.50

1 lb. Mussels $9

Now using napkin instead of the sauce-stained greasy roll of paper towel

The Boiling Crab
33 W Main St
Alhambra, CA 91801
(626) 300-5898